Questex’s 20th Anniversary World Tea Conference + Expo to Take Place March 21-23, 2022, in Las Vegas

Registration Is Open for the Biggest Event in the Tea Industry; Attendees to Focus on the Business of Tea, New Products and Innovation, the Latest Trends and Issues

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s World Tea Conference + Expo, the leading specialty tea event, will take place March 21-23, 2022, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The live event will feature a “who’s who” of industry leaders, a dedicated expo floor, insightful educational sessions and workshops, a Tea Bar, Boba Tea Experience, immersive workshops, and a special 20th Anniversary Celebration, among other highlights. The event will welcome attendees from the global tea industry, as well as buyers from key vertical markets.

Registration is now open – along with the conference agenda, speaker roster and other details – at WorldTeaExpo.com. Early-bird registration is open through Jan. 31, 2022.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the global tea industry to the World Tea Conference + Expo this March,” said Tim McLucas, Vice President, Bar & Restaurant, Questex. “Our 2022 event marks the 20th anniversary of the event, and we look forward to celebrating it with the tea community – live and in person. The event has gathered for two decades, so it’s time to celebrate this achievement, the people who make up the industry, and how much the tea marketplace has grown in North America since the show began. We look forward to seeing everyone in Las Vegas this spring, as we continue to grow the industry.”

World Tea Conference + Expo – which will take place alongside Questex’s Bar & Restaurant Expo – is the leading specialty tea event for the global tea community. It focuses on business-building strategies for established tea companies, tea entrepreneurs and those who sell tea. The event looks at new ways to increase tea sales and reach vertical markets, what’s next in tea, innovation, and the latest tea products.

The exhibit hall will feature hundreds of new teas, tea wares, brewing accessories and related goods and services. Just a few of the participating exhibitors include: Dethlefsen & Balk, DMH Ingredients, Eastern Elm, Firsd Tea, Marumatsu Tea Corporation, Mennä, Metropolitan Tea Company, Sri Lanka Tea Board, The Chai Box, Yichang Xiao’s Tea (Group) Co., Ltd. and more.

For the conference program, numerous well-known experts will offer lessons for industry players and up-and-coming tea professionals, as well as retailers and vertical market buyers. Some of the educational sessions for 2022 include:

“The Journey of Global Tea Trends” – Art Lopez, Marketing Director for Tea, Finlays

“Importing & Exporting Tea: Do’s & Don’ts” – Nishchal Banskota, Founder, Nepal Tea

“The Role of Business in Socially Just & Environmentally Sustainable Tea” – Jenny Costelloe, Executive Director, Ethical Tea Partnership

“From Napa to Nilgiri: How Fine Wine & Quality Tea Have More in Common Than You Think” – Will Battle, Founder, Fine Tea Merchants

Changing Consumer Needs and the Opportunities for Tea” – Matthew Barry, Senior Beverages Consultant, Euromonitor International

“Blending Botanicals: Incorporating Herbs into Your Tea Program” – Sara Stewart Martinelli, Owner, The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

“Boba: The Gateway Drink & More” – Andrew Chau, Co-founder and CEO, Boba Guys

“Using Digital Marketing for an Ancient Product” – Jamila McGill and Alfonso Wright, Co-founders, Brooklyn Tea

“Pairing Tea & Bourbon” – Bruce Richardson, Founder, Elmwood Inn Fine Teas

“A Partnership of Tea & Beer” – Bryan Hackman, Founder, Cotee River Brewing Co.; Kelly Hackman, Owner, The White Heron Tea & Gifts.

“Cold Brew Tea Mixology” – Julia Leach, President, Toddy LLC

“Teavana: A Success or Failure” – Naoko Tsunoda, Owner, Key to Teas

“Innovation with Tea: How This Resort Has Made Tea a Main Component of Its Wellbeing Philosophy” – Phil Parda, President, World Source International

“How to Build a High-profit Online Tea Business in the New Economy” – Dean Jablon, Chief Financial Officer, Lifetime Tea

Additional Highlights
World Tea Conference + Expo will also feature:

— Tea Business Incubator: This special educational program at the World Tea Conference + Expo is for anyone who’s thinking about starting a tea business, just beginning to start a tea business, or looking for knowledge about the business-end of tea. Kevin Gascoyne, Tea Buyer and Tea Taster with Camellia Sinensis Teahouse in Canada, will lead the program, which also includes: Don Ho, Founder of BDH Consultants; Nishchal Banskota, Founder of Nepal Tea; Shabnam Weber
President of the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada; Sharyn Johnston, CEO of Australian Tea Masters; and Babette Donaldson of International Tea Sippers Society and T Ching.

— Immersive Workshops: The 2022 event will also feature in-depth tea workshops, including Tea Flights (which replaces the Origins Tasting Tour). Tea Flights will feature quick 30-minute tastings of the most popular teas and botanicals that come from different growing regions. This will give attendees the opportunity to taste and learn about what each region produces and the flavor profiles to look for. There will also be a special drawing from one of the countries for a trip for two (airfare not included) for a tea tour. Other workshops include “The Language of Taste” with Chris MacNitt/Johnston, the Tea Development Lead at Starbucks, and “China Teas: An In-Depth Tasting Journey” with Lydia Kung, Owner of Verileaf.

— Tea Tycoons: This exciting awards program – first held during the World Tea Virtual Summit in March 2021 – is back for 2022 with a live program in Las Vegas. This is an opportunity for new tea businesses to receive the ultimate in marketing exposure, as finalists pitch judges on the expo’s NxT stage, similar to television programs where entrepreneurs pitch their groundbreaking businesses. The Tea Tycoons program celebrates and honors emerging small businesses that are producing innovative products for the global tea industry. Nominations are now open for Tea Tycoons (nominations close on Jan. 15, 2022), and winners will be based on three categories – Unique Customer Relations, Sustainability and Innovation. Honorees will receive pre-show and onsite recognition at the World Tea Conference & Expo, among other benefits.

— Tea Bar: The Tea Bar will highlight the latest specialty teas and infusions from around the world, as well as innovation with tea cocktails and mocktails. Industry leaders will prepare and serve the drinks for attendees to sample and taste.

— 9 Dragons Tea Movie Night: Attendees can participate in a special viewing of the feature film, 9 Dragons Tea, which documents the epic and untold story of tea from its ancient origins in China to Europe and America. Movie Night will be hosted and presented by Cristy Hui, owner of 9 Dragons, and Bruce Richardson, founder of Elmwood Inn Fine Teas.

To learn more about the World Tea Conference + Expo, or to register, visit WorldTeaExpo.com.

To book a sponsorship or exhibit space at the World Tea Conference + Expo, co-located with Bar & Restaurant Expo, contact: Veronica Gonnello (companies A-L) at [email protected] or Fadi Alsayegh (companies M-Z) at [email protected].

Also, be sure to stay connected with the World Tea Conference + Expo on social media, for details and insights about the event. Follow on TwitterFacebookInstagram and LinkedIn.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Aaron Kiel
ak PR Group
(for Questex)
919-325-3358
[email protected]

Questex Announces the Call for Submissions for the Digital Signage Experience Awards

Winners of the Digital Signage Experience Awards will be recognized at DSE 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (DSE), the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, today announces the Digital Signage Experience Awards (DIZZIE). DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The inaugural DIZZIE Awards will recognize and celebrate visionaries from around the world whose digital signage installations and campaigns challenge existing standards and drive the industry forward. The 2022 DIZZIE Awards will begin accepting nominations today.

There are 12 DIZZIE award categories:

Corporate Environments
Digital-Out-Of-Home
Educational Environments
Entertainment & Recreation
Experiential Design & Planning
Healthcare Environments
Hospitality
Public Spaces
Restaurants, Bars and Foodservice
Retail Environments
Transportation
Venues

Nominated installations and content will be judged by distinguished members of the DSE and Digital Signage Federation Advisory Boards. One entry will be selected from the 12 award finalists for both the Digital Signage Experience of the Year award and the Digital Signage Content of the Year award.

“We are excited to launch the Digital Signage Experience Awards,” said David Drain, Director of Event Programs for DSE. “The awards program not only recognizes digital signage excellence, but also showcases that digital signage has the power to communicate, inspire and elevate the user experience.”

To learn more about DSE 2022, visit www.digitalsignageexperience.com. Early registration is now open. Register here.

Stay in contact with DSE on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.

About Digital Signage Experience (DSE)

Digital Signage Experience (DSE) is the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, showcasing innovations in technology, market applications and creative educational content. With an increased focus on reaching key end-user markets for digital solutions and experiences, DSE will harness other audiences and platforms in hotels, hospitality, travel, healthcare, entertainment, education, sensors and communications technology and more. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

About Questex

Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact

Sarah Joy Lagunzad
Digital Signage Experience (DSE)
949.378.6078
[email protected]

Questex’s Fierce Biotech and Fierce Pharma Announce the Winners of the Fierce Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2021

Awards Program Showcases Outstanding Innovations Driving Improvements and Transforming the Biotech and Pharma Industries

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Questex today announces the winners of the Fierce Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2021, produced by Fierce Biotech and Fierce Pharma. The awards showcase outstanding innovation that is driving improvements and transforming the life sciences industry.

“Our awards program highlights new and innovative companies that have the potential to make the greatest impact on the industry,” said Rebecca Willumson, VP & Publisher of Fierce Biotech and Fierce Pharma. “With hundreds of applications across six different categories, it was a challenge for our judges to select one winner in each category. We are proud of this year’s class and send our congratulations to all of the Innovation Award winners on their excellent work.”

Fierce Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2021 winners:

Biotech Innovation: PROTAC® Targeted Protein Degraders by Arvinas
Data Analytics/Business Intelligence: NB-AIR™ by Nucleus Biologics
Drug Delivery Technology: Universal Patient Registries by Secure AI Labs
Digital Health Solutions: Ivenix Infusion System by Ivenix, Inc.
Medical Device Innovation: Signatera by Natera
Technology Innovation: plato by AVROBIO

The Best in Show winners are selected from the Overall Winners. They include:

Best Outsourcing Partner: Natera
Best Technological Innovation: PROTAC® Targeted Protein Degraders
Arvinas
Best New Product or Service: Ivenix Infusion System, Ivenix, Inc. 

An expert panel of judges reviewed the submissions and determined which companies demonstrated innovative solutions that have the greatest potential to save money, engage patients, or revolutionize the industry.

Learn more about the Fierce Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2021 winners here.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact
Linda Lam
Director of Marketing, Life Sciences and Healthcare  
[email protected]

Questex’s Hotel Management Features Outstanding Leadership in 2021 Class of “GMs to Watch”

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Hotel Management announces the annual “GMs to Watch” list, showcasing inspiring leaders in the hospitality industry. 

Each year, Hotel Management opens up its call for nominations to the greater industry in order to capture true talent that deserves widespread recognition for their dedication to the field.

This year, more than 100 nominations were received, and 33 professionals were chosen by Hotel Management’s senior editorial staff for their dedication and outstanding achievements. They are:

1.     Luis Arancibia, General Manager, Aloft Orlando Downtown, Fla.
2.     Colleen Arruda, General Manager, Residence Inn by Marriott Eugene Springfield, Eugene, Ore.
3.     Misty Berry, Dual General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Austin-University Area, Austin, Texas
4.     Laurent Boisdron, General Manager, Sable at Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
5.     Chrissy Buchanan, Area General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Morgantown (W. Va.)
6.     Larry Crosby, General Manager, The Foundry Hotel Asheville (N.C.), Curio Collection by Hilton
7.     Ben Deane, General Manager, AC Hotel by Marriott Washington DC Downtown
8.     Linh DePledge, General Manager, Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa, Astoria, Ore.
9.     Patrick Dewberry, General Manager, Best Western Windsor Inn & Suites Danville, Va.
10.  Kathleen Flanary, Area General Manager, The Boxer Boston and Freepoint Hotel Cambridge (Mass.), a Tapestry Collection
11.  John Fricke, General Manager, Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
12.  Micaela Haas, General Manager, The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Rosemont Ill.
13.  Gregg Harper, Area General Manager, The Westin at the Woodlands, Spring, Texas, and The Woodlands (Texas) Resort
14.  Christie Hayhurst, General Manager, Super 8 by Wyndham Zanesville (Ohio)
15.  Niveesha Hill, Dual General Manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn San Diego-Del Mar
16.  Chris Johnson, General Manager, The Westin Chicago Northwest
17.  Tim Kuhlman, General Manager, Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
18.  Michael Lerman, General Manager, Tetra Hotel, Autograph Collection, Sunnyvale, Calif.
19.  Allen Pike, General Manager, Hampton Inn & Suites Roseburg (Ore.)
20.  Stacey Raisanen, General Manager, AmericInn by Wyndham Belle Fourche (S.D.)
21.  Justin Reedy, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Morgantown (W. Va.)
22.  Vianca Reynosa, General Manager, Candlewood Suites Odessa (Texas)
23.  Jennifer Ross, General Manager, Homewood Suites by Hilton Plano (Texas)-Richardson
24.  Kim Roy, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester (N.H.) Downtown
25.  Dan Rust, Dual General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Peoria (Ill.)
26.  Bruce Seigel, General Manager, The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach, Fla.
27.  Sergio Silva, General Manager, Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Grand Prairie
28.  Bill Simmons, General Manager, The Edwin Hotel, Autograph Collection, Chattanooga, Tenn.
29.  Angela Small, General Manager, Residence Inn by Marriott Savannah (Ga.) Midtown
30.  Charles Stuart, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Columbus Dublin (Ohio)
31. Tijuana Tate, General Manager, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus (Ohio) East
32. James Thomas, General Manager, Hampton Inn & Suites Washington DC-Navy Yard
33. Barbara Thompson, General Manager, Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle

“Going above and beyond always is a theme seen in Hotel Management’s annual GMs to Watch selections, and this year is no different,” said Elaine Simon, Senior Managing Editor with Questex Hospitality and Hotel Management.” The 2021 winners have outdone themselves in terms of inspiring their colleagues and delighting guests. These 33 leaders have been instrumental in keeping their properties going through the pandemic and without a doubt will be indispensable during the industry’s recovery.”

The 2021 “GMs to Watch” winners are featured in the November/December print issue of Hotel Management. Visit www.hotelmanagement.net to learn more.

About Hotel Management, a Division of Questex Hospitality Group
Hotel Management is a leading B2B centralized print and online source for the latest news, trends and analysis across the hospitality industry. Stay up-to-date on breaking news in global and local investment, development, technology, operations, food & beverage and design.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contacts
Elaine Simon
Senior Managing Editor
212-895-8431
[email protected]

Michelle MacLeod
Marketing Manager
617-219-8346
[email protected]  

Questex Announces the Winners of the Fierce Healthcare Innovation Awards 2021

Awards Program Showcases Outstanding Innovation Driving Improvements and Transforming the Healthcare Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex today announces the winners of the Fierce Healthcare Innovation Awards 2021, which showcases outstanding innovation that is driving improvements and transforming the healthcare industry.

“The awards program was designed to showcase innovative solutions from our industry over the past year,” said Rebecca Willumson, VP & Publisher of Fierce Healthcare. “We received a tremendous amount of nominations and our panel of judges looked for effectiveness, technical innovation, competitive advantage, financial impact and true innovation. We are very proud of this year’s class and send our congratulations to all of the Innovation Award winners.”

Fierce Healthcare Innovation Awards winners:

Clinical Information Management: CareGauge by EvidenceCare
Data Analytics/Business Intelligence: Healthcare’s Data Science Platform by ClosedLoop
Digital/Mobile Health Solutions: Biofourmis Biovitals [email protected] by Biofourmis
Financial/Operational Solutions: Disbursement Hub by InstaMed, a J.P. Morgan company
Population Health Management/Patient Engagement Solutions: ElliQ by Intuition Robotics

The Best in Show winners are selected from the Overall Winners. They include:

Best Cost Saving Solution: Biofourmis Biovitals [email protected]
Best Engagement Solution: ElliQ
Best New Product/Service: CareGauge

An expert panel of judges reviewed the submissions and determined which companies demonstrated innovative solutions that have the greatest potential to save money, engage patients, or revolutionize the industry.

Learn more about the Fierce Healthcare Innovation Awards winners here.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact
Linda Lam
Director of Marketing, Life Sciences and Healthcare  
[email protected]

 

Questex Announces Skarpi Hedinsson, Chief Technology Officer of SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park to Keynote DSE

Hedinsson leads the team driving the vision for and overseeing the implementation of technology throughout the 298-acre development Hollywood Park, which includes the $5 billion SoFi Stadium

NEW YORK, Dec. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (DSE), the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, today announces Skarpi Hedinsson, Chief Technology Officer at SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park will deliver a keynote address. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Representing the future of sports and live entertainment, SoFi Stadium is home field for the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, and has secured Super Bowl LVI in 2022, the College Football National Championship game in 2023, and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2028 Olympic Games. During his keynote presentation, Hedinsson will share a behind-the-scenes look at how they are changing the way the industry thinks about live event content.

SoFi Stadium is recognized as the leader in using technology to transform the fan experience. The stadium is host to a 70,000 square-foot dual-sided center-hung videoboard and five levels of fascia display, which is used to elevate the fan experience to unparalleled heights. The state-of-the-art videoboard not only features the most LEDs ever used in a sports or entertainment venue, but also has the first and only 4K end-to-end video production in a stadium.

“We are thrilled to have Skarpi Hedinsson deliver a keynote presentation to the DSE audience,” said David Drain, Director of Event Programs for DSE. “Not only is SoFi Stadium the most impressive sports venue in the world, but it is part of a bigger mixed-use development at Hollywood Park. Every attendee, no matter which sector they come from, will benefit from his keynote.”

To learn more about DSE 2022, visit www.digitalsignageexperience.com. Early Registration is now open. Register here. Stay in contact with DSE on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.

About Digital Signage Experience (DSE)

Digital Signage Experience (DSE) is the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, showcasing innovations in technology, market applications and creative educational content. With an increased focus on reaching key end-user markets for digital solutions and experiences, DSE will harness other audiences and platforms in hotels, hospitality, travel, healthcare, entertainment, education, sensors and communications technology and more. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

About Questex

Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact

Sonal Patel
Digital Signage Experience (DSE)
917 858 0390
[email protected]

Questex Announces Sony Electronics to join Digital Signage Experience (DSE) as Presenting Sponsor for 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (DSE), the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, today announces Sony Electronics will be the Presenting Sponsor of the show. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As DSE’s highest level of sponsorship, Sony will provide welcome remarks, run on-floor educational sessions, and host numerous partners in their booth on the exhibit floor.

Digital Signage Expo was a leading event for the digital signage industry for 15 years before Questex acquired the assets in early 2021. Questex is relaunching the show in 2022 as Digital Signage Experience (DSE). The updated event plans to showcase technology innovations and solutions from leading manufacturers in the market, while providing educational experiences and networking opportunities to attendees.

Sony produces Professional Displays, large-scale micro-LED displays and video walls as well as all-in-one solutions with software. Sony’s professional 4K HDR BRAVIA displays range in size from 32-inches to 100-inches. They combine Sony’s proven image quality, ease of use and specialized cosmetic design and can be used for a range of applications. Flexible features common to the lineup include powerful processors, Pro Mode for customized settings, IP control, and mirroring functionality. Sony’s BRAVIA displays are the only professional displays that feature integrated mirroring through both Chromecast built-in and Apple AirPlay 2, providing a simple and quick connection from a user’s device for seamless collaboration.

“As Sony continues to expand its footprint in the digital signage and display space, we’re proud to be an integral part of the rebirth of an iconic industry event like DSE,” said Rich Ventura, Vice President of B2B, Sony Electronics. “After the changes to our external environment and shifts in business needs, it’s reinvigorating to be back at a tentpole show, to reintroduce our versatile offerings and have the opportunity to showcase our evolution. Sony looks forward to connecting with and educating users, reaffirming our commitment to the community and cementing our leadership position in the display realm at DSE.”

“We are thrilled to welcome industry leader Sony as the Presenting Sponsor of DSE 2022,” said Marian Sandberg, VP/Market Leader for DSE at Questex. “We look forward to their contribution to the conference and experiencing their latest innovations in the DSE Exhibit Hall.”

Sony joins Crimson, Korbyt, INFiLED, and Peerless-AV as sponsors of DSE 2022.

To learn more about DSE 2022, visit www.digitalsignageexperience.com. Early Registration is now open! Register here. Stay in contact with DSE on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Digital Signage Experience (DSE)
Digital Signage Experience (DSE) is the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, showcasing innovations in technology, market applications and creative educational content. With an increased focus on reaching key end-user markets for digital solutions and experiences, DSE will harness other audiences and platforms in hotels, hospitality, travel, healthcare, entertainment, education, sensors and communications technology and more. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

About Questex
Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact
Sonal Patel
Digital Signage Experience (DSE)
917 858 0390
[email protected] 

Questex Announces Digital Signage Industry Associations DPAA, OAAA and SEGD to Partner with DSE 2022

Each association will bring unique perspectives and insights to the conference programming, and ensure the entire digital signage industry is represented

NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Digital Signage Experience 2022 (DSE), the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, today announces that leading industry associations will join the conference as an industry partner. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. These associations will join the Digital Signage Federation as Association Partners at the show.

“We are delighted the industry is supporting the new DSE,” said Marian Sandberg, VP/Market Leader for DSE. “Each association will bring unique perspectives and insights to the conference and will ensure the entire digital signage industry is represented. We look forward to bringing the industry together in March.”

OAAA is the Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA) – and the national trade association for the United States out of home advertising (OOH) industry, which includes digital out of home (DOOH), and is comprised of billboards, street furniture, transit advertising, and place-based media. Comprised of 800+ member media companies, advertisers, agencies, ad-tech providers, and suppliers that represent over 90 percent of the industry, OAAA is a unified voice, an authoritative thought leader, and a passionate advocate that protects, unites, and advances OOH advertising in the United States.

“We are thrilled to be an Association Partner and support the return of DSE, an event that drives the industry forward,” said Anna Bager, President and CEO of OAAA.

DPAA is the global trade marketing association, driving the digitization of out-of-home (OOH) media and its growing role in the Omnichannel mix. Membership in the DPAA community brings many business acceleration benefits and connection benefits. DPAA members participate in a variety of member services and products. DPAA also offers members an extensive database of research, best practices and case studies; tools for planning, training and forecasting; social media amplification of news; insights on software and hardware solutions.

“We are happy to support Digital Signage Experience and the return of this industry trade show,” said Barry Frey, President & CEO of DPAA.

SEGD is the Society of Experiential Graphic Design, a global, multidisciplinary community of professionals who plan, design, and build experiences that connect people to place. With over 2,200 members from 40 countries, SEGD members backgrounds range across graphic, media, interaction, exhibition and industrial designers, fabricators, architects, technology integrators, brand strategists and others who have a hand in shaping content-rich, experiential spaces.

“We are excited to collaborate with DSE 2022 on select speakers and content for the event,” shares Cybelle Jones, CEO of SEGD. “This is a great opportunity to share what is driving audience engagement in experience design and digital signage.”

Registration for DSE 2022 is now open. To learn more and register at early registration rates, visit www.digitalsignageexperience.com. Stay in contact with DSE on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Digital Signage Experience (DSE)
Digital Signage Experience (DSE) is the preeminent event and digital platform for the digital signage industry, showcasing innovations in technology, market applications and creative educational content. With an increased focus on reaching key end-user markets for digital solutions and experiences, DSE will harness other audiences and platforms in hotels, hospitality, travel, healthcare, entertainment, education, sensors and communications technology and more. DSE takes place March 22-24, 2022 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

About Questex
Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact
Sonal Patel
Digital Signage Experience (DSE)
917 858 0390
[email protected]

Higher Education Leaders to Share Their Success Strategies at Questex’s Fierce Education Event

Half-day virtual show will recognize Fierce Leaders, Fierce Educators and Fierce Technologists

NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Fierce Education brand, which is dedicated to rethinking higher education in a blended learning world, will host the 2021 Fierce Leaders in Higher Ed half-day digital event on December 8. The event will showcase those higher education leaders, educators and technologists that are embracing innovative ways of teaching, technologies and methods in this new hybrid learning environment.

Attendees will hear directly from nine higher educational professionals, nominated by their peers and selected by Fierce Education, and learn how they overcame the challenges during the past 18 months to better engage students, ensure accessibility and evaluate new business models to attract and retain students.

Speakers include:

Eric Bing, Chancellor, The College of Health Care Professions

Greg Flanik, Chief Information Officer, Baldwin Wallace University

Dr. Kayunta Johnson-Winters, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington

Dr. Joe Sallustio, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Claremont Lincoln University

Dr. Eva Ponce, Executive Director, MITx MicroMasters Program in Supply Chain Management
Dr. Stefani Boyer, Professor, Professor of Marketing, Bryant University

Dr. Krishna Pakala, Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, Boise State University

Dr. Mira Lalovic-Hand, Senior Vice President and CIO, Rowan University

J. Cody Moyer, Associate Dean, Online Learning and Academic Support, Polk State College

“There are so many terrific stories of educators, leaders and technologies who are embracing innovative teaching practices and new technologies in this new blended learning environment,” said Kathleen Connolly, VP of Fierce Education. “We created this event to recognize these extraordinary individuals and have them share their successes with our audience with the hope that they could use these stories as inspiration to replicate at their institutions.”

To register to attend the 2021 Fierce Leaders in Higher Ed event, click here.

Course Hero is the diamond sponsor of the 2021 Fierce Leaders in Higher Ed event and Harriet Seitler, EVP will be interviewing Dr Michael Baston, President, Rockland Community College. 

Higher education leaders, educators or technologists interested in speaking or sponsoring at future events, click here. To nominate a Fierce Educator, click here, to nominate a Fierce Education Technologist, click here and to nominate a Fierce Education Leader, click here.

About Fierce Education
Fierce Education is the place where higher education leaders, faculty and those driving technology adoption decisions in education can access proven methods and best practices in distance and blended learning. Targeted to higher education faculty; presidents, deans, provosts and chief academic officers; directors of online, distance, e-learning; and CIO, CTO and directors in charge of online education systems, Fierce Education covers the intersection where faculty and student needs meet and highlights the people, products and places. Fierce Education delivers the higher education audience with news, analysis, best practices and data around accessibility, connectivity & equity, assessment & analytics, security & privacy, to the cloud and supporting business continuity in higher education.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact
Kathleen Connolly
Vice President and Market Leader
Fierce Education
[email protected]